My work experience in a mostly short and sweet format, but you can always find more about my professional life on my LinkedIn profile.
A driven and detail oriented software developer and IT specialist, with experience spanning sales, communications, and computer science. Passionate about well designed software and hardware, with robust and thoughtful technology architectures. Believes that proper project planning and management can enrich and improve any product. Experienced IT consultant specializing in OS X and iOS.
Software Developer - University of Tennessee Libraries | 2010 - Present
Supported the evaluation of a university-wide scientific data repository through the deployment, testing, and evaluation of DSpace and Hydra. Deployed ActiveCollab as an internal project management and collaboration tool. Evangelized and consulted teams in project planning and management. Deployed and administered a streaming server and SAN using Wowza Media Server and Xsan. Ensured broad availability of streaming content to mobile devices and diverse clients on campus. Developed a digital signage system using OS X, webkit, PHP, and WordPress. Designed, tested, and deployed an identification card system for the library. Represented the Knoxville campus on the University of Tennessee Technology Review Board. Served as tier 3 support for Mac and Windows management.
Operations Manager - Tennessee Journalist | 2006 - 2013
Responsible for all technical and operational functions at the Tennessee Journalist. Developed and maintained Ochs, a purpose-built CMS using Django. Continued improvements to the user interface, front-end, and newsroom workflow. Provided general operational support to students and faculty.
IT Assistant - University of Tennessee College of Business | 2009 - 2010
Deployed and maintained a 20-seat iMac lab with golden triangle authentication against Active Directory and Open Directory. Deployed and managed OS X Server running OD, Wiki Server, Software Update and file services. Configured managed preferences for college Macs. Provided second tier desktop support.
Mac Specialist - Apple Store | 2008 - 2009
Sold Macs, iPhones, iPods and more, enriched lives, & trained customers in occasional personal training sessions. Provided business consultations on professional Apple products. Member of the visuals team.
Apple Campus Rep - Apple | 2006 - 2008
Facilitated sales, support and marketing efforts for Apple at UT. Developed Apple solutions for UT students, faculty, staff and departments. Implemented marketing plans and coordinated special events.
Bachelor of Science - University of Tennessee
Majoring in Journalism and Electronic Media
Minoring in Information Science and Technology
Awards - Honors
Apple WWDC Student Scholarship | 2007, 2008, 2009
Dean's Undergraduate Advisory Council | 2008 - 2009
OIT Technical Review Board - UT Knoxville Representative | 2011